Charadriiformes

Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)

HBW 3, p. 308

  • Medium-sized shorebirds, with black or black and white plumage, pinkish legs and a long, dagger-like orange-red bill.
  • Cosmopolitan, but absent from polar regions and marginal in tropical parts of Africa and Asia.
  • Mainly coastal, but also inland in Palearctic and New Zealand.
  • 1 genus, 11 species, 16 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; 1 of these probably extinct since 1600.
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1 genus, 11 species

674 files covering
1 genus (100%)
9 species (82%)

 

    339 videos covering
1 genus (100%)
9 species (82%)
    307 photographs covering
1 genus (100%)
9 species (82%)
    28 sound recordings covering
1 genus (100%)
8 species (73%)
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